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Sky Explorer & 360 Views

by Rain Forest Adventures
per adult Price is $43
Duration: 2h+ Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Picks up from select hotels Picks up from select hotels

Highlights

  • Tranquil sightseeing adventure on the Sky Explorer

  • 360-degree views from Sint Maarten's highest mountain

  • Insight into island history & the story of Emilio Wilson

  • Well-preserved scenery & 18th-century plantation house

  • Beautiful ascent that takes you to the top of Sentry Hill

Highlights

  • Tranquil sightseeing adventure on the Sky Explorer

  • 360-degree views from Sint Maarten's highest mountain

  • Insight into island history & the story of Emilio Wilson

  • Well-preserved scenery & 18th-century plantation house

  • Beautiful ascent that takes you to the top of Sentry Hill

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Sky Explorer & Estate Admission

Duration 2h

Select this option if you intend to make your own way to the meeting point.

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Total price is $43, taxes included

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10:30 AM, Tour with Roundtrip Transportation from the Cruise Port

Duration 4h

Includes roundtrip transportation to and from the cruise ship pier in Philipsburg. Please arrange your transfer when you call to confirm your reservation.

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Total price is $60, taxes included

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Sky Explorer & 360 Views

Activity Location

Rain Forest Adventures St. Maarten

L.B. Scott Road

Philipsburg

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Rain Forest Adventures St. Maarten

    L.B. Scott Road

    Philipsburg

  • Cruise Port Juancho Yrausquin Blvd

    Philipsburg


Description

Experience St. Maarten’s newest attraction, the Sky Explorer chairlifts. Take a tranquil ride up two lifts spanning a total of 2,997 ft. as the landscape unfolds below. A spectacular panoramic view on top of one of St. Maarten’s highest mountains await you.

Each adventure begins in this restored plantation house originally built in the 1700s. The Museum tells the powerful story Trace Wilson who was born into slavery on the property in 1818 and her direct descendant Emilio Wilson. You will see depictions of what life was like on a plantation and learn about the customs, traditions, lifestyle and stories that earned Sint Maarten the nickname ‘The Friendly Island.

Embark on the Sky Explorer for the approximately 25-minute ride to the top of Sentry Hill; one of St. Maarten’s highest elevations at 1,125 feet. The experience encompasses two chairlifts as well as a series of platforms encircle the mountaintop showcasing 360-degree views of the island including vistas of neighboring islands Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barts and Anguilla. When you are ready to descend simply board the Sky Explorer for the scenic trip down the mountain.

After your fun-filled adventure, souvenirs and attraction photos are available for purchase in the gift shop. Emilio’s Restaurant, nestled among authentic antique colonial walls, offers a menu of classic favorites with a new twist. Food and beverages are available for purchase.


Inclusions

  • Roundtrip ride on the Soualiga Sky Explorer

  • Admission to the Emilio Wilson Plantation House

  • Roundtrip transfers from the Cruise Port if option selected


Know Before You Book

  • You must be at least 52 inches (132 cm) tall.

  • Children 3 and older are allowed ( 3 yrs to 12 yrs)

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.

  • You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • Hours of operation are 11 AM–3 PM.

  • All children must be accompanied by an adult

  • Children must be able to sit on their own.

  • Roundtrip transfers available from the Cruise Port if option selected. Please arrange pickup when you call to confirm your reservation.


Sky Explorer & 360 Views ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

3.8 out of 5